Green light for representative of the CSOs from Ukraine to attend OGP Annual Meeting 2012

After reviewing over 57 applications, the OGP Support Unit and the Governance and Leadership Sub-Committee of the OGP Steering Committee made decisions based on the following criteria...

On February 23, 2012, the OGP Support Unit announced the initial list of civil society representatives selected to receive funding to attend the OGP Annual Meeting on April 17-18, 2012 in Brasilia, Brazil. After reviewing over 57 applications, the OGP Support Unit and the Governance and Leadership Sub-Committee of the OGP Steering Committee made decisions based on the following criteria: demonstrated experience/track record on transparency, accountability and civic participation work at country/regional/international level strong commitment to ongoing engagement with OGP, including prior work on OGP where possible, and intent to conduct outreach with other stakeholders upon return home meet the transparency and governance criteria established by the OGP application process (are up on website, requires submitting supporting documentation), demonstrate support of additional local civil society organizations for their attendance balance of issue areas. Oleksii Khmara, the coordinator of the Civic Partnership to support the Open Government Partnership initiative in Ukraine was nominated and selected to receive funding to attend the OGP Annual Meeting in April 2012.

Authors: Oleksii Khmara
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